The Imperial War Museum Collection: Spitfire Frontline Fighter

  |  Buy to Own: 23/05/2005
  |  72 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Collection of documentaries exploring the Spitfire fighter plane that played such a key role in the Battle of Britain. 'The Daily Inspection of a Spitfire' offers an introduction to the technical details of the plane and its maintenance. 'Re-Arming', filmed in 1940, demonstrates the speed with which the Spitfire could be prepared for a return to combat. 'Spitfires', filmed in 1944, contains footage of a number of Spitfires in action. 'Fighter Pilot', written by Sir Philip Joubert, sets out to bring to life the everyday existence of a Spitfire pilot during the Battle of Britain.